MBA Admissions: Northwestern Kellogg & Management

By - Nov 25, 03:54 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business: Kellogg currently ranks in fourth place as one of the best business schools (tied with MIT Sloan and Chicago Booth), according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #4 for management. Northwestern...

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Peterson’s Master the GMAT 2013 Book Review

By - Nov 23, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Overview If you are starting your studying from Square One, and someone gives you this book for free, then it could serve as a rudimentary start.  Don't spend any money on this book, and for heaven's sake, do not make this book the sole basis for...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 23): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If a company sells tons (1 ton = 1000 kilograms) of product A annually and charges dollars per ton, what is the profit if it costs dollars to manufacture a kilogram of product A and dollars to ship it to...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By - Nov 22, 15:19 PM   Comments [0]

In the spirit of this American holiday, one of my favorites, I would like to share a few things with you: One of my favorite posts on this blog is a post I wrote for Thanksgiving several years ago. I like the story, and it also...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 22): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Is area of triangle greater than area of triangle ? 1. The value of area of is less than that of perimeter of . 2. Angles of = Angles of . Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your...

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GMAT Math: The Many Meaning of Minus

By - Nov 21, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

First of all, for warm-up, a practice Data Sufficiency question. The symbol What does this symbol mean in math? Technically, this symbol, typographically a dash, has three different meanings in mathematics, viz.: a) a subtraction sign b) a negative sign c) an opposite sign   The subtraction sign When the dash appears between two terms  ---...

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MBA Admissions: Stanford GSB & Marketing/Consumer Products

By - Nov 21, 03:12 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Stanford Graduate School of Business: currently ties in first place (with Harvard Business School) as the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #2 for entrepreneurship, for management, for nonprofit management, and #3...

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Writing a Powerful Leadership/Achievement Essay

By - Nov 21, 03:05 AM   Comments [0]

  In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 6:...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 21): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If Ben were to lose the championship, Mike would be the winner with a probability of , and Rob - . If the probability of Ben being the winner is , what is the probability that either Mike or Rob will...

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Can Recommendations Be Submitted a Little Late?

By - Nov 20, 11:46 AM   Comments [1]

Some candidates ask whether they can submit their applications for a certain round even if their recommendations come in a day or two late. Here’s the answer: most schools will consider the application incomplete if everything is not submitted by a deadline, including the...

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